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Nike Finally Explains Alarming Reason It Ended Neymar Relationship Last Year

Nike Inc said on Thursday it ended its partnership with Brazilian soccer star Neymar last year because he refused to cooperate in an investigation into sexual assault allegations leveled against him by a Nike employee.

Neymar, who currently plays for Paris St. Germain, denies the allegations, his spokeswoman said in a statement.

The world's largest sportswear maker said in a statement it viewed the allegations about an incident in 2016 as "credible" but also said an independent investigation it commissioned was inconclusive.

Lille Hangs On To Beat PSG To Ligue 1 Title

PARIS — Lille clinched their first Ligue 1 title since 2011 as they beat Angers 2-1 away on Sunday, becoming only the second club since 2013 to break Paris St. Germain's dominance.

A goal by Jonathan David and a Burak Yilmaz penalty put Christophe Galtier's side on 83 points, one ahead of defending champions PSG, who had won seven of the eight previous titles and snatched a 2-0 win at Stade Brest.

Mbappé Predicts Massive Things From Karim Benzema Partnership At Euro 2020

PARIS - Kylian Mbappé said he is delighted at the prospect of teaming up with Karim Benzema in the French side at next month’s European Championship.

Real Madrid striker Benzema was included in the squad on Tuesday after he and coach Didier Deschamps resolved their differences. His return ended a six-year absence from the French team, including missing out of their World Cup triumph in Russia in 2018.

Ludicrous Mbappé Chip From 35 Yards Breaks Ray Hudson; PSG Wins 6th French Cup In 7 Years

Paris Saint-Germain knocked off Monaco 2-0 in the Coupe de France final to claim its second trophy this season. Kylian Mbappé was the star of the show, recording a goal, an assist, showcasing flashy skill moves and being responsible for breaking commentator Ray Hudson. 

It was clear from the jump that the French Cup final was going to be special with a remote-controlled car delivering the game ball.

Women’s International Champions Cup Returns With 3 Of The World’s Best — And Houston?

The Covid-19 pandemic had many sporting casualties in 2020. While nothing compares to the immense (and ongoing) loss of life, U.S. soccer fans were denied the opportunity to pay NFL-level prices to watch preseason friendlies between indifferent European clubs in the International Champions Cup. Similarly, the less-promoted but far-more-interesting Women’s International Champions Cup was canceled in 2020. 

Neymar Reta A Stephen Curry Después De Anotar Una Tremenda Canasta De Larga Distancia

Conocido por su habilidad con el balón en los pies, Neymar ahora también presume de su talento con el balón en las manos. El crack fue visto recientemente anotando una espectacular canasta de tres puntos desde el centro de la cancha, durante una sesión de entrenamiento de baloncesto con sus compañeros del PSG. 

Si Hay Reunión Con Messi, No Será En Barcelona: Neymar Renueva Con El PSG

Una telenovela menos para el mercado de pases de la temporada 2021-22. Neymar anunció que se queda en el PSG hasta junio de 2025. Tanto el jugador como el club lo confirmaron en redes sociales. Ney incluso lo hizo en francés y dándole un beso al escudo del cuadro parisino.

Breaking: Neymar’s Future Has Been Decided

PARIS - Brazil forward Neymar has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2025, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.

The 29-year-old Neymar, who joined PSG in 2017 from Spanish club Barcelona for a record transfer fee of $270 million, has agreed a deal French media reported will earn him an annual salary of $36.50 million.

Neymar said he wanted to leave PSG in 2019 amid media reports he was keen on returning to Barcelona, but he stayed in Paris and helped PSG reach the Champions League final last season.

Tigres Add Another Frenchman, A World Cup-Winning Winger

Tigres are once again turning to France to boost their offensive capabilities. The Liga MX club that’s become a second home to André-Pierre Gignac signed World Cup winner Florian Thauvin, who will join the club after he completes his 2020-21 campaign with Marseille, Tigres announced Friday. The Florian Thauvin Tigres move will be a free transfer. 

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